BBC News - Entertainment & Arts

BBC News - Entertainment & Arts

Mrs Wilson: Still searching for the real Alexander Wilson

Wed, 12 Dec 2018 01:27:07 GMT

As the BBC drama Mrs Wilson ends, Alexander Wilson's family don't know what to believe, his grandson writes.


BBC Sound of 2019: Which rising stars have made the longlist?

Mon, 10 Dec 2018 01:03:13 GMT

BBC Music reveals its annual Sound Of list, which highlights the musicians who'll make waves in 2019.


Star Wars lightsaber auction pulled over origin dispute

Tue, 11 Dec 2018 09:40:25 GMT

A California auctioneer cancels its sale of a lightsaber after Star Wars fans questioned its origin.


Melting ice art installation opens at London's Tate Modern

Tue, 11 Dec 2018 20:19:19 GMT

An art installation featuring 30 blocks of ice brought from Greenland has been unveiled in London.


Strictly Come Dancing: Is Ashley Roberts too good to be a contestant?

Fri, 07 Dec 2018 06:22:43 GMT

Many viewers are unhappy about the Pussycat Doll's previous dance experience.


Margot Robbie and Saoirse Ronan on Queen Elizabeth film

Tue, 11 Dec 2018 10:04:20 GMT

Margot Robbie has revealed that she felt she wasn't the right actress for the role of Queen Elizabeth I.


Ellie Goulding 'won't stop shouting about homelessness'

Tue, 11 Dec 2018 15:44:51 GMT

The singer talks about the small things everyone can do to help homeless people.


Neil Young says Hyde Park show will proceed without Barclaycard as sponsor

Wed, 12 Dec 2018 18:32:02 GMT

The star was angry that a Hyde Park date was sponsored by a "fossil fuel funding entity".


Grammys 2019: Snubs and surprises

Fri, 07 Dec 2018 16:05:09 GMT

Could there be a Beyonce boycott? And were Taylor and Ariana robbed?


Russia: Why some of its biggest musicians were arrested

Sat, 08 Dec 2018 00:02:02 GMT

Stars such as IC3PEAK have had concerts cancelled without clear reasons. They say it's a covert cultural war against Russian youth.


I'm A Celeb: What opportunities await Harry Redknapp?

Mon, 10 Dec 2018 17:28:14 GMT

The 71-year-old won the show after a successful football management career, so what could he do next?


Pete Shelley: The story of Buzzcocks' pansexual punk anthem Ever Fallen in Love

Fri, 07 Dec 2018 13:06:35 GMT

The late Pete Shelley wrote Ever Fallen in Love about a man after being inspired by a line from a musical.


Bill Ryder-Jones: 'Fans tell me personal things'

Wed, 12 Dec 2018 06:45:42 GMT

The singer-songwriter explains why singing about his mental health does not make him a saint.


Is there room for two Mowglis in Hollywood?

Tue, 11 Dec 2018 01:33:56 GMT

Andy Serkis explains how his retelling of The Jungle Book swerved a clash with Disney's 2016 film.


The comedian who refused to sign a 'safe space contract'

Wed, 12 Dec 2018 12:40:50 GMT

Konstantin Kisin turned down the gig, saying the "behavioural agreement" form nearly made him "puke".


Teenage dancer's alopecia wig routine is online hit

Fri, 07 Dec 2018 01:12:13 GMT

Josie Sanders, who has alopecia, came up with a powerful routine to inspire others to "be themselves".


Screen Actors Guild Awards: Two nominations for Emily Blunt

Wed, 12 Dec 2018 17:27:48 GMT

The British actress gets two nominations for her work in Mary Poppins Returns and A Quiet Place.


The photographer who puts disabled and severely ill children in fantasy scenes

Sat, 08 Dec 2018 00:12:49 GMT

Angela Forker photographs babies with disabilities and terminal illnesses, placing them in fantasy scenes.


Aquaman reviews: Does the blockbuster sink or swim?

Wed, 12 Dec 2018 11:36:00 GMT

Here's what the critics thought of DC's new fantasy film.


Sarah Gordy MBE: Actor in honorary degree first

Wed, 12 Dec 2018 15:40:18 GMT

Sarah Gordy MBE is the first person with Down's syndrome to receive the honour from a UK university.


Mum spits in face of Christmas elf in Stockton shopping centre

Wed, 12 Dec 2018 12:10:11 GMT

The woman lost her temper when she was told she could not take her child into a Christmas grotto.


Duchess of Sussex gives award to her wedding dress designer

Tue, 11 Dec 2018 10:39:24 GMT

The Duchess of Sussex presents a British Fashion Award to the woman who made her wedding dress.


Love Islanders' Instagram tips on how to make money from #ad

Tue, 11 Dec 2018 00:05:05 GMT

Each paid post is making reality TV stars like Paul Knops and Jamie Jewitt hundreds of pounds - but how?


EastEnders set revamp goes 27m over budget

Thu, 13 Dec 2018 00:02:30 GMT

The National Audit Office says the BBC soap's new set "will not be able to deliver value for money".


Films with female stars earn more at the box office

Wed, 12 Dec 2018 14:48:00 GMT

Films like Wonderwoman and Moana where women have top billing make more money than those led by men.


50 Cent pays tribute after on-set death

Tue, 11 Dec 2018 12:54:01 GMT

Crew member Pedro Jimenez was killed while working for Starz series Power on location in New York.


Radio Times front covers of the 1940s

Sat, 08 Dec 2018 01:26:54 GMT

The 1940s issues of the BBC Radio Times magazine have been made available online for the first time.


David Dimbleby's 25 years on Question Time

Thu, 13 Dec 2018 01:07:56 GMT

How has the face of public debate changed during the veteran presenter's tenure?




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